News 02.18.11

Friday Roundup: Forensic Science and False Confessions

The validity of several commonly used forms of forensic science

is in question

.

A New Iowa State University study examines

what motivates innocent suspects to falsely confess

A New York man who spent more than 16 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit

alleges prosecutorial misconduct

Texas Governor Rick Perry said

he will go to bat for exonerated man’s compensation

.


“Mississippi Innocence”

is a new documentary that tells the story of exonerees Levon Brooks and Kennedy Brewer, who combined spent over thirty years behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit.

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